Editor’s note: This column and profiles of the 16 food safety champions (four not pictured above) was originally published by Quality Assurance magazine. It is reprinted here with permission. To read profiles of the individualContinue Reading 30 years of food safety standouts
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I have been thinking it has been some time since I dug into a Naughty or Nice list. Here is one we at Food Safety News put together (with input from readers)…Continue Reading Publisher’s Platform: Memories of a Naughty and Nice List
The Government Accountability Office says the FDA should have the power to ask for and receive information from food companies about food packaging and food production surfaces in relation to chemical contamination.
In a report…Continue Reading GAO office says FDA’s hands shouldn’t be tied on food package chemicals
Abbott Nutrition’s Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, Robert Ford has announced that his company is putting up $500 million for a new infant formula manufacturing facility at a location yet to be determined.
His announcement…Continue Reading Abbott Nutrition puts up $500 million for new state of art baby formula production
UPDATED — This version of this story includes quotes from Commissioner Robert Califf and U.S. Rep. Rosa Delauro.
A shakeup of the chain of command at the FDA may be coming, but the beginning…Continue Reading FDA leader hiring affiliated foundation to review problems at food side of agency
A member of Congress and consumer groups are expressing shock and asking hard questions about reports of additional infant deaths attributed to baby formula from Abbott Nutrition.
Following a report on Wednesday citing a Food…Continue Reading U.S. representative livid about new information in infant formula crisis
A subcommittee of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee is set to begin a hearing on infant formula shortages, which are related to recalls of products linked to an outbreak of cronobacter infections.
A whistle blower document regarding product safety at a plant that manufactured infant formula linked to a deadly, ongoing outbreak provides damning information against Abbott Nutrition, the maker of Similac and other popular formulas that…
Continue Reading Former employee blows whistle on baby formula production plant tied to outbreak
After a decade of food recalls under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), not everything has turned out as expected.
President Barack Obama signed the FSMA into law during the first week of 2011. Among…
Continue Reading Food recalls are a changing mix without being mandatory
House Appropriations Committee Chair Rosa L. DeLauro (D-CT) and House Appropriations Agriculture, Rural Development, Food, and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee Chair Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA), have sent a letter to Food and…